private network


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private network

(1) A subnetwork that is hidden from the rest of the network. See Freenet, Tor and dark Web.

(2) A communications network that resides inside the organization's firewall. Contrast with public network.
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The venture will incorporate British Telecom's Syncordia out-sourcing subsidiary and a voice virtual private network service that uses switching systems in major business centers in Europe and elsewhere.

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